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    When was the last time you changed your tyres and did a geo reset? The grip is directly attributed to tyre grip, tyre compound, suspension setup (assuming no probs with suspension).

    I'm just amazed at what Michellin have achieved with their Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tyres. IMHO the best compound for the road in all conditions right now.
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    Default The Supercar Event 7th & 8th July 2018 - Rockingham Motor Speedway

    Quote Originally Posted by 360trev View Post
    When was the last time you changed your tyres and did a geo reset? The grip is directly attributed to tyre grip, tyre compound, suspension setup (assuming no probs with suspension).

    I'm just amazed at what Michellin have achieved with their Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tyres. IMHO the best compound for the road in all conditions right now.
    Geo about 3 years ago.....
    Tyres rears last year, fronts getting a bit old.
    I intend to change all early next year but they donít do PS4 in my sizes. It seems I can only replace with what I currently have.

    Itís not the car itís me.....I donít know how it handles on the limit so Iím always afraid of snap oversteer particularly at high speed. An example would be the coming off the banking at Rockingham yesterday with a nice big wall on the outside. The infield would be fine.
    Bruce and Dave flew through there [emoji106]

    My other cars I can drive to the limit but Iíve never found the 360ís yet....

    Just fitted PS4ís to our Z4. Transformed the car and trebled its use!

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    Thing is, you're not comparing apples with apples.

    Before I did the first supercar weekend, my view was basically the same as yours. First time I took it to Dunsfold, the car amazed me - it was like it became a totally different animal.

    I don't like the Pirellis - but once they warm up on the track, they are actually very good. On the road, my brakes are perfectly good - although I prefer my Aston brakes. On the track when they get warm, they are immense.

    I was really happy I did the first weekend years back because - apart from the passenger reactions and it being for a good cause - I was astounded by what the car was capable of.

    I am very tempted to book some track tuition, because Dunsfold has made me realise what I'm not capable of!

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8-fHrfOG84

    Some footage of Jelena in the Edís Atom chasing a Performante.
    Some real fancy footwork....

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    That is impressive!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike01606 View Post
    You too Andrew.....308 looked great going round. [emoji106]
    Thanks Mike (although it was sending out a few smoke signals!)

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